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Apple working on Amazon Echo-like device to control your home through Siri

Apple working on Amazon Echo-like device to control your home through Siri

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Apple reportedly has plans to make its own voice controlled speaker or device, much like Amazon Echo, in order to control your smarthome kit through Siri voice control. It has allegedly been working on the project for more than two years, which explains... >>

Canary spreads its wings with Flex outdoor security camera

Canary spreads its wings with Flex outdoor security camera

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Canary first launched its current indoor security camera in 2014, promising full HD video recording and to warn you of any activity inside your home, recording it at the same time. But the first Canary cam can only be used indoors, but now there’s a... >>

Amazon Echo UK pre-order discount gives Prime members £50 off, but be quick

Amazon Echo UK pre-order discount gives Prime members £50 off, but be quick

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Amazon has just announced that it is launching its home-controlling speaker, the Amazon Echo, in the UK, following its popular reception in the US over the past 12 months. To sweeten the deal, there's a discount being offered for Prime members who get... >>

Amazon Echo: What can Alexa do and what services are compatible?

Amazon Echo: What can Alexa do and what services are compatible?

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Amazon Echo is a hands-free speaker controlled with your voice. It features a personal assistant called Alexa, who will perform various tasks for you and control various systems. There are seven microphones within Echo, all of which feature enhanced noise... >>

White Amazon Echo in pictures, get it for £50 off

White Amazon Echo in pictures, get it for £50 off

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Along with finally announcing the Amazon Echo for the UK, the retail giant revealed a new colour scheme that is also new for the US. Previously, the Amazon Echo voice-controlled speaker and smarthome system only came in black, and while that still looks... >>

Hive confirms compatibility with Amazon Echo for voice controlled heating and lighting

Hive confirms compatibility with Amazon Echo for voice controlled heating and lighting

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Amazon today confirmed that the Amazon Echo is coming to the UK, powered by its onboard smart agent Alexa. Announcing a range of partnerships, one of the more interesting for the UK is Hive, the smarthome offshoot of British Gas.  Hive has confirmed... >>

Amazon Echo Dot (2016) preview: Alexa for those who use their own speakers

Amazon Echo Dot (2016) preview: Alexa for those who use their own speakers

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Alongside a European launch for its Echo speaker, Amazon announced that an all-new Amazon Echo Dot is coming to the UK, US and Germany soon. Unlike the fully-fledged Amazon Echo, the Dot doesn't have full speaker drivers of its own, just a smaller speaker... >>

Tado teams up with Amazon for voice-controlled heating in the UK

Tado teams up with Amazon for voice-controlled heating in the UK

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Smart heating company Tado has announced it is teaming up with Amazon Echo to offer voice-controlled heating to its users in the UK, Germany and Austria.  The collaboration comes after Amazon finally announced that Amazon Echo, and a refreshed Amazon... >>

Amazon Echo Dot refreshed with new tricks and colours

Amazon Echo Dot refreshed with new tricks and colours

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Amazon has announced a new version of its popular Amazon Echo Dot device that works within the Amazon Alexa eco-system. The Echo Dot, which had previously been on sale in the US, has now come to the UK, getting a full revamp and refresh at the same time.... >>

Amazon Echo comes to Europe, UK customers can finally use Alexa

Amazon Echo comes to Europe, UK customers can finally use Alexa

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Amazon has announced that its voice-controlled, cloud-connected speaker is coming to the UK in the form of Amazon Echo. Having been released in the United States mid-2015, the system is finally ready for a wider roll-out. It connects a user to Amazon's... >>